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MENLO PARK

Rash of vehicle-related burglaries, thefts in Menlo Park

Police calls: Nine laptop computers and five tablet computers stolen in smash-and-grab burglaries from vehicles and thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 4762 Views

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Menlo Park: Grant pays for safer routes to school

The city of Menlo Park has received a $498,783 grant from OneBayArea, a transportation fund of the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 7 comments | 3244 Views

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Menlo Park police on alert for Super Bowl-related problems

While Menlo Park is not at the epicenter of Super Bowl activity, it's at least on the crossroads, and local police are stepping...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 3798 Views

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Menlo Park: Renovation plans for Malaysian restaurant approved

Menlo Park is one step closer to getting a new Malaysian restaurant. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/02/09/menlo-park-renovation-plans-for-malaysian-...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:41 am | 7 comments | 4933 Views

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Menlo Park: Tax revenues, spending exceed budget estimates

Property taxes and hotel taxes collected in Menlo Park during the first half of the 2015-16 fiscal year are bringing in more...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by conservative, on Apr 15, 2016 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 2868 Views

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Voters overwhelmingly approve Ravenswood schools bond measure

A $26 million bond measure on the June 7 ballot to fund major capital improvements throughout the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 9, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 3969 Views

MENLO PARK

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Quiet and Proud, on Jul 27, 2016 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 3873 Views

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Menlo Park: Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion project

Facebook is one step closer to expanding its offices again. The Menlo Park City Council on July 19 approved a development...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by correction needed, on Jul 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 6627 Views

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Neighboring cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

What do Menlo Park's neighbors think about Facebook's expansion plans? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/01/neighboring-cities-aclu-criticize-findin...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Genevieve R., on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 4056 Views

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Menlo Park: Kepler's hosts forum Thursday on housing crisis

Kepler's Books in Menlo Park will host a forum Thursday, Aug. 18, on the housing crisis -- how high and rapidly rising housing...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Christin, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 3733 Views

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Tonight: Fire board discusses Atherton council's property tax complaints

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District meets tonight in a study session in response to an idea put forward...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 7 comments | 2483 Views

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Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Dorothy Roca, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 3067 Views

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Menlo Park: Some landlords soon to be required to offer 12-month leases

Some landlords in Menlo Park will be required to give renters the option of a 12-month lease as early as February 2017....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by MPer is wrong, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:55 pm | 7 comments | 4682 Views

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Facebook housing displacement fund announced after months of negotiations

Facebook's public commitment to give $20 million over five years to stem the displacement of local residents around its headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Thanks RTP,, on Dec 5, 2016 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 1450 Views

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Menlo Park plans to drill emergency water well

Up to two months of grating drilling sounds may be the price Menlo Park's water users will pay for a reliable water supply...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 7656 Views

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Yum Cha Palace restaurant opens in Menlo Park

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Andy, on Feb 11, 2017 at 5:09 am | 7 comments | 7699 Views

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Nancy Pelosi says white supremacists make America less safe, agree or disagree?

Rep. Nancy Pelosi says white supremacists like Steve Bannon make the USA a more dangerous place. Do you agree? CBS News report:...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Meritocracy, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:57 am | 7 comments | 1192 Views

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Despite surplus, Menlo Park fire district considers revenue-raising measures

On the same night that the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District heard that it is expected to end the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 26, 2017 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 3946 Views

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Contract awarded for bike, pedestrian rail crossing study

Along the half-mile stretch of Alma Street, from the Palo Alto border to Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, there is no place...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by cyclist, on Mar 25, 2017 at 9:53 pm | 7 comments | 3626 Views

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Editorial: Scope of Menlo Park library study far too narrow

Given the popularity of the city's library branch in Belle Haven, and the significant limitations of that branch with regard...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by complex, on Apr 10, 2017 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 4881 Views
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